Research, scholarship, and innovation are at the core of UMass Dartmouth's mission. We are a Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity (R2) as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Research News

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November 13, 2018 Groundfish video trawl surveys continue on Georges Bank through industry support SMAST researchers look to gain better understanding of local flounder population
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November 6, 2018 SMAST scientists seek fisheries input SMAST scientists will host a series of workshops with members of the regional fisheries industry to identify priorities for assessments of impacts on fisheries and ecological conditions associated with offshore wind development
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August 23, 2018 NOAA awards UMassD PhD student national marine science graduate fellowship Robert Wildermuth's research supports NOAA's ocean goals with regard to healthy and sustainable marine fisheries, habitats, and ecosystems.

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